Programs at Casa Werma


Shambhala Art, Part One: Coming to Your Senses / El arte de Shambhala, Parte uno: Llegando a tus sentidos

con Shastri Sandra Ladley and Artist to the Kalapa Court Marcia Wang Shibata

November 18 - 20, 2017
Casa Werma
Clear perception is the basis of genuine art. / La percepción clara es el base del arte auténtico.

Art + Life Retreat: Shambhala Arts Training Parts 1 – 5

con Shastri Sandra Ladley and Artist to the Kalapa Court Marcia Wang Shibata

November 18 - 26, 2017
Casa Werma
This is a rare opportunity to engage with these teachings and teachers in the splendid retreat setting of Casa Werma, a place of creative inspiration for Chogyam Trungpa, Sakyong Mipham, and many others.

Shambhala Art, Part Two: Seeing Things As They Are

con Shastri Sandra Ladley and Artist to the Kalapa Court Marcia Wang Shibata

November 20 - 21, 2017
Casa Werma
Art making can be an inquiry into what is true. Trungpa Rinpoche taught dharma art as a way of investigating relative truth and absolute truth.

Shambhala Art, Part Three: The Creative Process

con Shastri Sandra Ladley and Artist to the Kalapa Court Marcia Wang Shibata

November 21 - 23, 2017
Casa Werma
Facing a blank piece of paper, an empty stage, an idle instrument, or an unplanted garden, we welcome the open space of not knowing: the Heaven principle. Out of that space, inspiration arises and we take the leap, make the mark, and begin to create, joining Heaven and Earth. Bringing awareness and heart to the process is the Human principle.

Shambhala Art, Part Four: The Power of Display

con Shastri Sandra Ladley and Artist to the Kalapa Court Marcia Wang Shibata

November 23 - 24, 2017
Casa Werma
Things as they are appear in many shapes, patterns, colors, seasons, emotions, and wisdoms. In learning the nature of these elements, we learn about ourselves and our unique means of expression.

Shambhala Art, Part Five: Art in Everyday Life

con Shastri Sandra Ladley and Artist to the Kalapa Court Marcia Wang Shibata

November 24 - 25, 2017
Casa Werma
The gap between inspiration and manifestation can be huge and filled with obstacles, negativity, and self-consciousness. These challenges can be worked with through four actions: Pacifying, Enriching, Magnetizing, and Destroying.

Illuminating Basic Goodness 1: Who Am I? Exploring Identity and Belonging

con Acharya Holly Gayley

December 15 - 20, 2017
Casa Werma
lluminating Basic Goodness explores the connection between personal, social, and environmental transformation, based on Shambhala and Buddhist teachings.

Weekthun: Illuminating Basic Goodness

con Acharya Holly Gayley

December 15 - 23, 2017
Casa Werma
Illuminating Basic Goodness explores the connection between personal, social, and environmental transformation, based on Shambhala and Buddhist teachings.

Half-Dathun: Illuminating Basic Goodness

con Acharya Holly Gayley

December 15 - 30, 2017
Casa Werma
Illuminating Basic Goodness explores the connection between personal, social, and environmental transformation, based on Shambhala and Buddhist teachings.

Illuminating Basic Goodness 2: How Can I Help? Transforming Self and Society

con Acharya Holly Gayley

December 26 - 29, 2017
Casa Werma
lluminating Basic Goodness explores the connection between personal, social, and environmental transformation, based on Shambhala and Buddhist teachings.

Great Eastern Sun, Windhorse, and Drala

con Stephen Vosper

January 20 - 28, 2018
Casa Werma
The beauty of this retreat is the depth to which the power of windhorse and the magical quality of drala can be explored and experienced, particularly in the sacred gardens of Casa Werma, in the heart of Patzcuaro, Pueblo Magico.

Rousing Drala: All those gods of the cosmic lineage who command coincidence

con Acharya Melissa Moore

February 24 - March 4, 2018
Casa Werma
A Werma and Scorpion Seal Retreat

Shambhala Path Meditation Instructor Training, Part 1

con Acharya Dale Asrael

March 27 - April 1, 2018
Casa Werma
Casa Werma and Shambhala International are pleased to offer a training program for Shambhala Educators who feel inspired and ready to continue along the path of helping others on their meditative journeys. Shambhala Path Meditation Instructor Training offers a powerful opportunity to deepen your own understanding of the Way of Shambhala path and to train in working with students on that path.

Spring Kado Retreat: The Way of Flowers

con Artist to the Kalapa Court Marcia Wang Shibata

April 12 - 17, 2018
Casa Werma
Kado, like ikebana, cultivates appreciation for each moment, to work with obstacles, & to develop respect for ourselves, others & all forms of life.